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Holy Motors (2012)

 -  Drama | Fantasy  -  4 July 2012 (France)
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From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar.

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Mr. Oscar / Le Banquier / La Mendiante / L'O.S de la Motion Capture / M. Merde / Le Père / L'Accordéoniste / Le Tueur / Le Tué / Le Mourant / L'Homme au Foyer
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Céline (as Édith Scob)
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Eva Grace (Jean)
Elise Lhomeau ...
Léa (Élise)
Jeanne Disson ...
Angèle
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L'Homme à la tache de vin
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Le Dormeur / Voix Limousine (as LC)
Nastya Golubeva Carax ...
Reda Oumouzoune ...
L'Acrobate Mocap
Zlata ...
La Cyber-Femme
Geoffrey Carey ...
Le Photographe / Voix Limousine
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L'assistante photographe
Elise Caron
Corinne Yam
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From dawn to dusk, a few hours in the shadowy life of a mystic man named Monsieur Oscar.

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Leos Carax offered the part of Mr. Oscar's love from the past to his own former girlfriend, Juliette Binoche. According to Carax, they finally "did not get along". He then rewrote the part, made it a singing character and cast Kylie Minogue instead. See more »

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Céline: You're ill.
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18 December 2012 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This movie seemed interesting to me at first sight. I thought it would be different and enjoyable 'cause one actor played seven roles. I was wrong. Except good acting by main actor there is nothing interesting here. What was the plot all about? It's very weird, faintly and confusing. It's like merge of many events that follow main character without any sense. This movie tried to be original, unique and memorable but didn't succeed. The script had many flaws and is very barren and shallow so the movie looks very boring. Life as a performance by main character is overused and looks very silly. The scene when he kills the same person as he is looks very stupid. Every next duty he gets from the superiors is just odd and stupid. The scene when cars speak to each other in the end was really pointless. Really, I tried to find the meaning of it but I didn't. Watching this movie was a torture.


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